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SheBooks launches with contests and stable of writers

Shebooks launched Jan. 2 and now has 12 e-books and some top rankings in Amazon's hot releases.


Silicon Hills crowdfunds print magazine

SiliconHillsNews.com overshot its Kickstarter funding goal and will launch a print magazine at the SXSW Interactive conference in Austin.


BOXX makes its match with crowdfunding

Tasked with raising $2,000 to leverage a matching amount, Boxx Magazine has turned to GoFundMe and to Eventbrite to help make the match.

 


News Chops Report

News Chops

Nola Vie partners with public radio

Public broadcasters are finding new ways to engage in more local journalism, especially more investigative and enterprise journalism, than ever before. See how New Orleans does it.

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Carolina Public Press partners with all media in the state

CPP spearheads investigations, trains journalists from around the state, and shares content across the board with any news organization that wants it.

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2013 Winners

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Jordan Young and Selena Fragassi Boxx Magazine
Jordan Young and Selena Fragassi

It is Boxx's goal not only the most comprehensive site for women in music but also the most encouraging site moving beyond barriers of genre, gender, age, race, or any other physical trait.

 

Music is about more than an image

Diane Alverio, CCTlatinonews Latino News Network
Diane Alverio

An eight-month-old Connecticut-based news site serving English language-dominant Latinos that will expand to Massachusetts and Rhode Island. In addition to a daily site, LLN also provides its news articles at no cost to other English-language media partners to ensure the stories reach as many readers as possible. The founder is Latino journalism leader Diane Alverio.

Laura Fraser & Rachel Greenfield, ShebooksShebooks
Laura Fraser & Rachel Greenfield

An e-publishing, profit-sharing platform to be developed for quality, long-form journalism, memoir and fiction by women writers. Founders are Peggy Northrop, former Reader's Digest editor-in-chief, and best-selling author Laura Fraser.

Michele Kayal, Bonny Wolf & Domenica Marchetti, American Food RootsAmerican Food Roots
Michele Kayal, Bonny Wolf & Domenica Marchetti

A StoryCorps-meets-James Beard initiative to tell the nation's cultural, historical and personal food stories in video, audio and text. It is the brainchild of NPR commentator and food writer Bonny Wolf, Associated Press food and cultural writer Michele Kayal, cookbook author Domenica Marchetti, and former food editor Carol Guensburg. They are close to announcing partnerships with national institutions and media to publicize, expand and preserve the canon of American food stories.

 

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